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Senior Cyber Security Analyst, Cyber Security

  • Cyber Security
  • Ottawa
  • Full Time

To apply, please forward your resume and cover letter by Apr 02, 2023

The Royal Canadian Mint is hiring a Senior Cyber Security Analyst, Cyber Security who can thrive in a dynamic and inclusive environment.

Reporting to the Senior Manager, Information Security, the Senior Cyber Security Analyst plays an integral role in defining and assessing the organization's security strategy, architecture and practices. The Senior Cyber Security Analyst will be required to effectively translate business objectives and risk management strategies into specific security processes enabled by security technologies and services. This role will also support day-to-day operations of the in-place security solutions in addition to supporting the identification, investigation and resolution of security breaches. Other tasks include researching and implementing new security solutions, participating in the creation and or maintenance of standards, baselines, guidelines and procedures as well as conducting vulnerability audits and assessments. The Senior Cyber Security Analyst is expected to be fully aware of RCM’s security goals as established by its stated policies, procedures and guidelines and to actively work towards upholding those goals.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develops and maintains a security architecture process that enables the Mint to develop and implement security solutions and capabilities that are clearly aligned with business, technology and threat drivers.
  • Reviews security technologies, tools and services for on-premise and cloud-based assets, and makes recommendations to the broader security team for their use, based on security, financial and operational metrics.
  • Acts as designated security lead on corporate projects to ensure proper security controls are integrated throughout.
  • Establishes security configuration baselines for operating systems, business services and applications, and supports the testing and validation of internal security controls.
  • Participates in the design and execution of vulnerability assessments, security assessments, penetration tests and security audits.
  • Identifies and implements improvements in existing SOC processes and procedures.
  • Mentors, supports and acts as the direct point of escalation to the SOC.
  • Responds to critical security incidents, including after business hours and weekends.
  • Acts as a technical consultant on cyber incident investigations and forensic technical analysis.
  • Maintains up-to-date understanding of security threats, countermeasures, security tools and technologies.


  • Undergraduate degree in related field or related work experience
  • 5+ years of experience in Cybersecurity operations
  • Strong communication and organization skills in addition to the ability to find creative and innovative solutions
  • Ability to integrate and work with different teams and be a champion of change
  • In-depth experience with cyber security technologies, including, but not limited to: SIEM, intrusion prevention, identity management, anti-malware, device encryption, network access control, web and message filtering, DNS filtering and vulnerability management.
  • Advanced understanding of infrastructure technologies including client-server applications, multi-tier web applications, relational databases and virtualization.
  • In-depth experience in threat management, investigations and remediation.
  • General knowledge of PCI standards, privacy and government policy.
  • Bilingualism (English and French) is an asset